Car Rental Advice

Welcome to Green Motion Car and Van Rental’s Advice page. Please view the articles below in order to get the best advice and guidance on hiring a vehicle. Our objective is to provide you with informative step by step guides including pre and post Car Rental advice and recommendations to ensure a stress free and enjoyable rental experience.

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SunPass Florida – Travelling through Tolls in the Sunshine State

SunPass Florida – Travelling through Tolls in the Sunshine State

​You have booked a Green Motion rental in one of the most exciting and adventure filled locations in the USA with a population of over 20 million residents permanently living in the Sunshine State. It is unsurprising that millions of tourists travel here every year to get a taste of the American dream. In order to accommodate for the constant influx of tourists and to maintain the high quality of their roads, Florida has over 1,150 km of Tolls dispersed across the state. Each toll fee varies from $1 to $6 per one-way trip. Due to the high number of these roads in Florida, these charges can really mount up into a large unexpected expense.

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Terms & Conditions: Your A-Z to hiring a vehicle

Terms & Conditions: Your A-Z to hiring a vehicle

When renting a vehicle through Green Motion, the Terms and Conditions (T&C’s) will be provided to you at the time of booking. It’s important that you take the time to carefully read through the T&Cs in order to ensure that you can comply with all requirements. These T&C’s are comprehensive and provide you will all of the information you will require to be fully informed and prepared when turning up to collect your vehicle. Since there are Green Motion locations all around the world, and the terms and conditions differ slightly depending on the location you are renting from, please ensure that you visit https://greenmotion.com/terms and select the flag of the country that you intend to hire from to see the relevant T&Cs.

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Why can I only use a valid credit card for the preauthorisation of the deposit at the time of hire?
What do I need in order to hire a vehicle from a Green Motion location in the United Kingdom?
Can I use my debit card?

Can I use my debit card?

​If you are a regular hirer, you will often see during the booking process or on your booking voucher that as well as providing two forms of identification including your valid driving licence, that you are also required to present a credit card in the driver’s name. Providing a valid credit card in the driver’s name is a fairly standard requirement across most vehicle rental companies. So, why a credit card and not a debit card?

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5 Damage Hotspots to inspect before signing your car rental contract
How to Avoid and Manage Penalty Charge Notices (PCN’s)

How to Avoid and Manage Penalty Charge Notices (PCN’s)

When travelling abroad it is advisable that you research the local road safety and traffic rules before you travel. While you may have the best intentions, if you don’t know the rules of the road in the country you’re driving in, you could inadvertently break the law, resulting in a fine or your licence being confiscated.

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Differences Between Third Party Excess Reimbursement Policies and Car Rental Company’s Insurance Packages

Differences Between Third Party Excess Reimbursement Policies and Car Rental Company’s Insurance Packages

When hiring a car through a price comparison website, you will often be given the option to purchase “Full Insurance”. Below is an explanation of the difference between the insurances offered by third parties, and insurances that are offered directly by the car rental company, so that you can make a knowledgeable decision regarding which option is best for you.

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A guide to inspecting your rental car before you hire

A guide to inspecting your rental car before you hire

When renting a car from any car hire supplier it is advisable that you inspect both the interior and exterior the car to establish the condition of the vehicle prior to commencing your rental. Before signing off on a rental car, you should make sure you are happy with the condition of the car as stated on the vehicle condition report, and that it is a true and fair representation. Typically, regardless of the supplier, you will likely be held liable for any noted change in the vehicle’s condition whilst it is in your custody.

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